intermittent squint

intermittent squint

A squint which appears sometimes at some distances, with visual axes aligned at other times. Intermittent squints in children may respond to optical correction (glasses) alone if their eyes are also hypermetropic. They should be followed and treated surgically if the squint becomes less controlled to prevent the loss of binocular vision and/or if a cosmetically obvious squint develops.
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Asthenopia (eye strain) is common in patients with latent or intermittent squints and again may need surgical correction.
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